Andorra (and Spain)

When Adam came to visit we had already decided we were going to go to Andorra because I’d found the Tourist Information App that showed loads of different outdoor activity spots. It was however a longer drive to Toulouse Airport than I had envisaged so we wanted to do more than we had time for-…

Giving up something you love

In the second week of my Kitesurf trip to Morrocco I had a bad day. This is what I wrote at the time; I think I’m about to give up kitesurfing and I dont know if its for the right reasons. I first picked up a kite at uni 8 years ago, but the instructors…

Kitesurfing in Morocco

I have joined Blast Kiteboarding for their annual 2 week trip to Essaouira in Morocco to try and remind myself how to kite and get my confidence back before I set out on my roadtrip. As guests of Explora, we had access to beach-side storage which made logistics much easier and also they were on…

Club Pilot

Summary of the Club Pilot Course and summary video of EP and CP.

Learning to Fly

Not going to lie, the weather forecast wasn’t looking great as I prepared for my trip to Algodonales. So why am I going to this tiny town in Spain? To learn to Paraglide! Since visiting Gerlitzen a couple of years ago, I have wanted to travel Europe and learn to fly for myself, but having…

Loch Sween

My sabbatical has finally started and first on the agenda was a trip up to the West Coast of Scotland for my friend’s 30th Birthday. A two day drive up from Bristol and the loch side on the road side was looking pretty grey and gloomy but the further west we went away from Glasgow,…

Here comes Vanlife!

Introducing my campervan and its new custom mural paintwork, as well as the big adventures planned for 2018

Cairngorm 4000s

  The Cairngorms are the mountain range south of Inverness in Scotland. I was in Scotland for 2 weeks doing various things, including Paddleboarding the Great Glen, but I’m going to restrain this post to my hiking adventures. I’d never stayed in a Bothy, so I decided I would go and find one. I had…

First Trip Down Swildon’s Hole

Over the course of the past year, I have slowly been persuaded into caving. It started with a small trip down Goatchurch cavern in the Mendips a few times and it actually got easier each time. I wasn’t convinced that I wasn’t claustrophobic, but having stuck myself down the smarty tube a couple of times…